Entrepreneurship

Charting Your Course

Creating a business plan is an exciting part of launching a new venture. Research on new business indicates a good business plan is a critical factor in small business success. In this course you'll see why you need a business plan and what goes into an effective plan. We will identify strategies for writing an effective business plan, and locate planning resources on the Internet that will help you reach your goals.

This is the third of three modules in Entrepreneurship, an e-learning program designed to help you develop your entrepreneurial potential.

Opportunity Knocks

Have you got an idea for a business? Congratulations! But remember, a great idea is only the beginning. The next step is for the entrepreneur to determine whether the business idea is also a business opportunity. To do this you have to decide if the idea is feasible from a business point of view and compatible with the entrepreneur's interests and goals. In this course you will use the resources of the Internet to find business ideas, evaluate opportunities, and develop your creative thinking skills.

This is the second of three modules in Entrepreneurship, an e-learning program designed to help you develop your entrepreneurial potential.

You the Entrepreneur

In every part of the world, entrepreneurs are contributing to the economy by producing new products, providing employment, increasing the tax base, and creating new wealth. In this course we will look at why people choose entrepreneurship, and focus on the skills and attributes of successful entrepreneurs. You will use the resources of the Internet to assess your entrepreneurial strengths and weaknesses and to identify strategies for developing the skills you need to succeed in your own business.

This is the first of three modules in Entrepreneurship, an e-learning program designed to help you develop your entrepreneurial potential.